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The American Fur Trade Of The Far West. A History Of The Pioneering Trading Posts And Early Fur Companies Of The Missouri Valley And The Rocky Mountains And Of The Overland Commerce With Santa Fe. by  Hiram M. Chittenden

The American Fur Trade Of The Far West. A History Of The Pioneering Trading Posts And Early Fur Companies Of The Missouri Valley And The Rocky Mountains And Of The Overland Commerce With Santa Fe.

by Hiram M. Chittenden

First edition. Three Volumes. Cloth, xxiv, 482 pp. + viii, 483-892 pp. + 893-1029 pp. Preface. Frontis illustrations in Volume I & II. Numerous other illustrations and facsimiles. Large folding map in pocket at rear of Volume III, as issued. A classic fur trade history by an outstanding scholar. The first comprehensive study. Light cosmetic restoration to spine ends and corners of all three volumes, else a very good set. The important map is neatly laid-in at the rear of Volume III. Set is housed in a cloth slipcase with leather label on the spine and titles stamped in gold.

Inventory Number: 29499

$1,500.00